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  1. Thomas Jefferson *Studied : Law at College of William and Mary * Lives in Virginia, USA* Married * Born on April 13, 1743* Thomas Jefferson The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Benjamin Franklin Hey Tom, hope the writing of the D of I is going well! Remember, we must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. I got your back dude! Path to Fame Even though I was the 3rd President of the United States the accomplishments I am most proud of are founding the University of Virginia and for being the author of both the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom and the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson Trying to come up with a good opening to the Declaration. How does this sound? When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth…..Just a start....what do yall think? Thomas Jefferson George Washington Here we go guys, lets fight for our FREEDOM! Friends John Adams Thomas Jefferson The cement of this union is in the heart blood of every American. Benjamin Franklin John Adams Yesterday the greatest question was decided... and a greater question perhaps never was nor will be decided among men. A resolution was passed without one dissenting colony, that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states. Nice work on the Declaration. George Washington

  2. Claude Monet Thomas Jefferson *Studied : Law at College of William and Mary * Lives in Virginia, USA* Married * Born on April 13, 1743* Basic Info About Thomas I’m the man known for writing the Declaration of Independence which is the document that declared our independence from the tyrannical country of Great Britain. I have many great accomplishments under my belt as well. I’m well known for being a great violinist, amateur scientist, and a accomplished architecture designer. My beautiful home Monticello which I designed is known for its beautiful Ancient Greek and Roman architecture, best known for the dome topped roof. They designed several buildings in our nation’s capital after my Monticello, namely the Capital Building. I also founded the University of Virginia and wrote the Virginia Statue of Religious Freedom. I was also voted in as the 3rd President of the United States and I am responsible for making the Louisiana Purchase which doubled the size of the United States. Friends Philosophy John Adams Favorite Quotations “if men were angels no government would be necessary” - James Madison Thomas Jefferson Resources Favorite Sources Benjamin Franklin Please put your Works Cited sources here. George Washington

  3. Thomas Jefferson Jefferson was the author of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. Signed on July 4, 1776 the Declaration declared our Independence from Great Britain and pushed into the American Revolution. One of the most well known lines for the D of I ”…certain unalienable Rights…Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” As President, Jefferson made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. With the purchase of Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million the United States doubled its size. The Louisiana Purchase opened up new land for Westward Movement. Monticello was the beloved home of Jefferson. He designed the home and began construction in 1768. He took inspiration from classical European architecture. The home was placed on his 5,000 acre plantation. It is now open to tourist around the world. My Accomplishments By Thomas Jefferson (Albums) * Updated 1 day ago In 1777, Jefferson authored the Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom. The Statue was passed in 1789 into State Law and was used as an example when creating the 1st Amendment to the US Bill of Rights. After serving as US President, Jefferson decided to found the University of Virginia. The University first opened its doors in 1819 and was supported not only by Jefferson but also friends Madison and Monroe. It originally was located on part of Monroe’s property.